Physics of Lasers

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode WMPH027-05
Vaknaam Physics of Lasers
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Physics of Lasers
Leerdoelen The purpose of the course is to provide a basic understanding of main concepts, principles, and theoretical treatments of the lasers and their applications
Omschrijving Brief history of lasers - Coherence of light - Resonator modes and stability - Optical coating and laser mirrors - Population inversion - Rate equations - Oscillations build-up - Q-switching - Types of lasers - Optical tweezers - Ultrashort lasers
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC)
((practical 'Make your own laser'))
Toetsvorm Mondeling tentamen (OR), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
((in consultation with the teacher and oral discussion))
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. R.M. Hildner
Docent(en) prof. dr. R.M. Hildner
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Introduction to Laser Physics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986 K.Shimoda
Entreevoorwaarden Elecromagnetism/Electrodynamics
Physical optics
Quantum mechanics
Opmerkingen This course will be removed from the chemistry curriculum but move to Physics.

This course was registered last year with course code WMPH17001
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Applied Physics  ( Keuzevakken in Quantum Materials and Nanodevices) - semester II a keuze: QMN
MSc Chemistry: Erasmus Mundus Theoretical Chemistry and Computing Modelling  (Electives) - semester II a keuze
MSc Courses for Exchange Students: Astronomy - Physics - Energy & Environment - semester II a
MSc Energy and Environmental Sciences  (Electives) 1 semester II a keuze
MSc Nanoscience  (Optional Courses) - semester II a keuze
MSc Physics: Advanced Materials  ( Keuzevakken in Fundamentals of Materials Physics) - semester II a keuze: FMP